Breakthrough Opportunities for an Industry in Transition - Learn More at SEMICON West

SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 27, 2016 — With disruptive changes occurring in the electronics supply chain, 26,000 professionals will converge on  SEMICON West 2016 (July 12-14) at Moscone Center in San Francisco to hear insider perspectives on what the future holds for the industry. Keynote speakers and expert panelists will discuss both challenges and opportunities to help companies navigate turbulent times.

On July 12, John Kern, Cisco’s senior VP of Supply Chain Operations, will give the  Opening Keynote on “The Digital Supply Chain - The Next Breakthrough Opportunity.”  Kern states, “Of all the disruptive changes in the electronics sector, the biggest impact may come from the digitization of manufacturing and the emergence of the digital supply chain.”

On July 13, Denny McGuirk, president and CEO of  SEMI, will moderate the CONNECT Executive Summit, with the theme “Everything Is Changing.”  With widespread mergers and acquisitions and China building more new chip fabs than any other country, the world has changed dramatically. Panelists Bertrand Loy (Entegris), Bridget Karlin (Intel), and Michael Campbell (Qualcomm) will discuss how they are realigning business models, strategies, and technologies to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities.

On July 14, Atul Mahamuni, VP of IoT Product Management at Oracle, will present the  Thursday Keynote on “Internet of Things in Smart Manufacturing: A Three Phase Journey to Operational Excellence,” focusing on how to extend your business applications to the physical devices in manufacturing operations.

In addition to executive events, SEMICON West will present  eight business and technology forums, including three new and updated forums:

  • Extended Supply Chain Forum  — includes IC Design Summit, Smart Manufacturing and Analog programs
  • Advanced Manufacturing Forum  — includes lithography, scaling, MEMS/sensors, power electronics, interconnects, 3D integration, materials, 200mm, 3D printing, and more)
  • Advanced Packaging Forum   includes SiP, photonics, power, and flexible hybrid electronics

Five additional forums  —Test, Sustainable Manufacturing, Silicon Innovation, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, and  World of IoT   round out the extended electronics supply chain event.  

To register for SEMICON West 2016, visit Learn more about  keynotes and the executive summit. For a limited time,  register for only $100 (includes admission to keynotes, TechXPOTs, Silicon Innovation Forum, World of IoT Theatre, 700 exhibits, and Intersolar).

About SEMI

SEMI® connects more than 2,000 member companies and more than a quarter-million professionals worldwide to advance the science and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Since 1970, SEMI has built connections that have helped its members grow, create new markets, and address common industry challenges together. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  For more information about SEMI, visit


Deborah Geiger/SEMI 
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